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Travel Blogs from Arrecife
Lanzarote was my son's first holiday abroad and he loved it! We did the volcano tour and the Submarine Safari is awesome, We went on a day trip on Catlanza which was fantastic, the staff were wonderful, The hotel was brilliant, and we also went Go-Karting with Lanzarote Go-Karting, it is run by ...
Landing at the airport I quickly found that they only had one ATM and it was out of order and there was nowhere to exchange cash. So rather than getting the bus I was lumped with a taxi.
It was a small bump in what was a chilled five days in the little town of Corralejo in the north of Fuerteventura, one of the Canary Islands. It's a kiteboarding and surfing paradise so not quite my cup of tea but I really enjoyed the laid back vibe ...
Sunday 8th June
Feliz Cumpleaņos a mi and its a warm 28 degree day! Nursing a sangria hangover we have a delicious cooked breakfast before jumping on the 9am bus from Playa Bastian to the inland Teguise markets - the oldest in Lanzarote. Here we find 100's of stalls selling everything from toe rings and cactus muffins to 'genuine' fake handbags. After half an hour we've seen most of it but have another 2.5 ...
... large, a second table was required, just for the plate! Rolling our bellies down the hill, we head to the Island Bar, for a live music night. The owner Cara and her husband Rory, are friends with my cousin, and Rory has us clapping and cheering all night long with his very entertaining music. We met the coolest taxi driver on the ride home, who complemented my (drunken) Spanish, and told us how the water, electricity and petrol plants are side-by-side, so if one goes... they all do!
... of the line by from there everyone else was just lined up to the back of the beach and just one after the other sprinted into the water. It looked like 2000 jumping fish. I would never be able to do that for fear of getting kicked or lord knows what else. After most of the people were in the water we hurried to get a good spot along the fence where they would exit to go to the bike transition zone. It was a walkway about 3-4 feet wide leading ...
Other places to stay in Arrecife
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Avenida Mancomunidad 9, Arrecife | 3 star hotelfrom $62
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Avenida Coll 2, Arrecife | 3 star hotelfrom $52
C/ Hnos Diaz Rijo 3, Arrecife | 5 star hotelfrom $250
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